The weather provided perfect conditions for a day with the America's Cup defender. Sunshine and a light morning breeze that built to a moderate strength just before the speed trials, allowing a Foil Fest that featured good foiling competition.
"There was more wind out there than we were expecting," Spithill said. "I think it made for a great show."
ORACLE TEAM USA and SoftBank Team Japan exchanged wins in the first two races, but after ORACLE TEAM USA jumped the start in the last contest, SoftBank Team Japan won the day and donated a collective pot of $12,500 to local charities.
It looks like Dean and Nick are getting similar performance out of their hand me down T as Oracle on their 3rd generation T. Alarm bells will be ringing soon, especially with ETNZ on the water now
Speed trials i.e. a blast down a point of sail that doesn't appear on the course. Who the hell cares about "speed trials"?